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Address: 1-62 Hommaru, Toyama 930-0081, Toyama Prefecture
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

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Spontaneous Day Trip

Relaxing place to visit, enjoyed in the garden surrounded. Advice to go in the morning, when not so crowded in the park

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
ngingfoo l
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Orange, Australia
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited the Park in late April to see the 2,500 cherry blossom trees in bloom. It was very spectacular with a snow covered mountain as a backdrop. Local train was extremely crowded to get to Hirosaki from Aomori so recommend lining up 30 minutes early to get one of a few seats. Shuttle bus from station costs 100 yen and... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Relaxing place to visit, enjoyed in the garden surrounded. Advice to go in the morning, when not so crowded in the park

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Thank ngingfoo l
London
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161 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 177 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Toyama Castle is a partly restored mediaeval castle in the centre of the city. There is a small but attractive garden attached, and for a fee you can go inside the castle up to the observation deck, though the view is to be honest not thrilling. There is also a small museum inside. The walls are impressive, and there is... More 

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Singapore
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146 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

The Sakura is here! Now for the next 1 week or so. Next to the castle is where you cab get boat ride for about 1000yen and it's a nice 30mins cruise down the river. We had a blast taking pictures of the beautiful scenery here. We are very lucky to come at this right time!

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Thank AIK71
Tbilisi, Georgia
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52 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

I think this castle is one of the famous attractions of Toyoma city. There are different interesting building around the castle in the garden.

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Thank Ukleba
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

Beautiful castle and beautiful garden which makes me feel very relaxed and I stay there for quite some moments breathing the atmosphere of nature.

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Thank Merlene P
Ja Ela, Sri Lanka
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 13 February 2017

It was a nice place to visit and was in the centre of Toyama city. There were no entrance fees and it had a pleasant garden to stroll around.

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Thank Rompaul
Singapore, Singapore
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18 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2017

Much smaller as compared to other castles in Japan, but the park was quiet and did not have many people. It has a nice garden good for photographs. Good place to chill, relax and reflection

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Thank Arnold9201
takaratsuka city hyogo japan
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233 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 December 2016

study history not only i Osaka/ kyoto/ tokyo but in Toyama too like Kanazawa will enjoy of a test of Japanese ancient history.

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Thank F4023NZalbertos
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13 reviews
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Reviewed 14 December 2016

It will become disappointing when you expect a representative castle of Japan as the big castle tower does not exist in Toyama Castle. But it will be evaluated that there is it in the urban middle and there is a beautiful small Japanese garden maintained very much.

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